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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice

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1st Square Fish edition.

Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.

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Palmyra Community Library YA 92 COLVIN PB (Text)
Teen Nonfiction
52127300353719
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312661052
  • ISBN: 0312661053
  • ISBN: 9781448754199 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1448754194 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Square Fish edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Square Fish/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-128) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Jim Crow and the detested number ten -- Coot -- "We seemed to hate ourselves" -- "It's my constitutional right!" -- "There's the girl who got arrested" -- "Crazy" times -- "Another Negro woman has been arrested" -- Second front, second chance -- Browder v. Gayle -- Rage in Montgomery.
Summary, etc.:
Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.
Target Audience Note:
4-6 Baker & Taylor.
Young Adult Follett Library Resources.
1000 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.8 5.0 129138.
Subject: Colvin, Claudette, 1939- > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American civil rights workers > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American teenage girls > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Segregation > Alabama > Montgomery > History > Juvenile literature.
Segregation in transportation > Alabama > Montgomery > History > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography.
Women > Biography.
African American civil rights workers.
African Americans > Segregation > History.
Segregation in transportation > History.
African Americans > Biography.
Women > Biography.
African American civil rights workers.
African Americans > Segregation > History.
Segregation in transportation > History.
African Americans > Montgomery (Ala.) > Biography.
Civil rights > Montgomery (Ala.) > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > Montgomery (Ala.) > History.
Segregation in transportation > Montgomery (Ala.) > History.
Women > Biography.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Race relations > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biography.
History.
Juvenile works.


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